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Aakar Patel | Draw lessons from US, make voting in India better and safer

It must be asked if we cannot further reform the process and also learn from practices that other nations follow that might help us.

27 Oct 2020 6:40 PM

Manish Tewari | Talk ties mindfully, do not squander options

With the People’s Liberation Army of China menacing India’s northern borders it is quite natural for India to look for military allies.

27 Oct 2020 5:47 PM

Kushal Gulab | A woke Navratri, and a Happy Dussehra

So far, dear reader, this whole puja season I have not had to use my ear plugs at all

26 Oct 2020 11:36 AM

Anand K Sahay | Far & Near

Will the BJP use Nitish to get own CM in Patna?

26 Oct 2020 11:27 AM

Only Walter Mitty can dream Afghan troop withdrawal before US election

The US involvement in Afghanistan has been a great tragedy

24 Oct 2020 11:54 AM

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Hindutva a stumbling block for BJP in Bihar

There is a political vacuum in Bihar, and there is room for some of the existing players to grab the opportunity and fill it up.

24 Oct 2020 11:40 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | The ‘perils’ of euphoria: Govt messaging flawed

In a communicative framework, how has our government disseminated public messages during this crisis, and to what effect?

24 Oct 2020 11:29 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | OF CABBAGES AND KINGS

Tried! When Arun Jaitley batted for art and when my films weren’t banned

24 Oct 2020 11:22 AM

Dilip Cherian | CIC sans chief, only 10 of 28 panels worked during lockdown

Fifteen years after the Right to Information (RTI) Act came into force, does the nation have more transparency or less?

22 Oct 2020 10:58 AM

Claude Arpi | Step up pressure on Xi; bring France into Quad

The world is becoming aware of the double standards in Chinese propaganda, and for the first time it is taking steps to counter its moves

22 Oct 2020 10:33 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Why so many US desis are in favour of Trump

A recent opinion poll in the US suggests that some 28 per cent of Indian origin voters are leaning towards Trump and the rest are for Biden

21 Oct 2020 10:13 AM

Maura Moynihan | Disney’s China problem: West’s elite covering up CCP’s misdeeds

Disney’s Mulan was billed as the 'cinematic adventure of the decade', securing Hollywood’s 'family friendly studio' access to Chinese market

21 Oct 2020 10:01 AM

Delineate and demarcate the LAC to end China mess

Tuesday, October 20, marks 58 years to the day the Chinese launched their synchronised and coordinated attack in Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh

20 Oct 2020 1:50 AM

Bangladesh to overtake India? PR can’t fix all our problems

This week has come news that in the current financial year, Bangladesh will overtake India in terms of per capita income.

20 Oct 2020 1:35 AM

Dev 360 | India must learn from others, shed its hubris

Bangladesh has invested in strengthening its human capital, especially women, and this is paying off also in economic terms

19 Oct 2020 10:40 AM

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Palash Deb | Evolve the right parameters to judge varsities

Some of the criticism against Indian universities seems misplaced if we consider the complexities of global university rankings

19 Oct 2020 10:29 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | #RealMenDon’tHuddle

Every horror perpetrated on every woman is born out of what we have come to accept as the male huddle, including rape.

18 Oct 2020 9:57 AM

Anita Katyal | In patriarchal Bihar, women finally come into their own

Women have clearly come into their own in Bihar’s patriarchal society as several politicians have opted to promote their daughters

18 Oct 2020 9:49 AM

Pavan K Varma | Muslims in BJP have an express duty: Stem hate

Do the luminaries in the BJP from the Muslim community speak out against the malicious denigration of their faith

18 Oct 2020 9:38 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Multi-ethnic casting rows nothing new, just look back

Last week a new film on Cleopatra was announced and the Egyptian queen is to be played by Gal Gadot, leading to a Twitter storm

17 Oct 2020 9:54 AM

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